Expert Advisory Panel

The Institute on Trauma and Trauma-Informed Care is fortunate to have an Advisory Panel made up of experts in the fields of trauma and trauma-informed care. 

Sandra Bloom, MD

Associate Professor, Drexel University

Co-Creator of The Sanctuary Model 

Associate Professor, University at Buffalo

Roger D. Fallot, PhD

Clinical Psychologist
Director of Research and Evaluation, Community Connections
Clinical Faculty, Department of Psychiatry, Yale University

Lisa M. Najavits, PhD

Professor of Psychiatry, Boston University
School of Medicine Lecturer, Harvard Medical School

Emeritus Member

Patrick W. Welch, PhD

U.S. Marine Corps (Ret) Professional Veteran
Senior Mentor, Buffalo Veterans Treatment Court 
President, Advocate, Consultant, & Educator, Protect Amherst Life Association

Patrick served on the ITTIC Advisory Council from January 2012-June 2014